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1. legislation

noun. ['ˌlɛdʒəˈsleɪʃən'] law enacted by a legislative body.

Synonyms

  • occupational safety and health act
  • statute law
  • civil law
  • federal job safety law
  • enabling legislation

Antonyms

  • lawmaking
  • legislating

Etymology

  • legislatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Legislation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you spell legislation? Is it legistlation ?

A common misspelling of legislation is legistlation

Example sentences of the word legislation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Nurses have to have an awareness of legislation on patient confidentiality and the policies of their own organization.

Quotes containing the word legislation


1. I am a beneficiary of the American people's generosity, and I hope we can have comprehensive immigration legislation that allows this country to continue to be enriched by those who were not born here.
- Madeleine Albright

2. One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
- Thomas Reed

3. This year I hope to introduce legislation that would require Power Administrations to list direct and indirect costs associated with ESA compliance as a line item on customer's power bills.
- Cathy McMorris Rodgers

2. legislation

noun. ['ˌlɛdʒəˈsleɪʃən'] the act of making or enacting laws.

Synonyms

  • criminalisation
  • enactment
  • decriminalisation
  • lawmaking
  • government
  • criminalization
  • governance
  • administration
  • government activity
  • decriminalization
  • legislating
  • governing

Antonyms

  • decriminalization
  • decriminalisation
  • criminalisation
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • legislatio (Latin)
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